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Sponsored by: Defenders of Wildlife

Both UPS and DHL have ceased shipments of shark fins — a major victory in the protection of these animals, some of which are critically endangered.

Shark finning is a brutal practice — with their fins hacked off and their bodies thrown back into the water, these sharks can no longer swim and are left to die from shock, blood loss, starvation or predation by other fish.

Please join us in calling on FedEx to follow the example set by UPS and DHL and ban the shipment of shark fins!

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Dear Mr. Frederick W. Smith, CEO FedEx,

As an advocate for Defenders of Wildlife and someone who cares deeply about the conservation of marine wildlife, particularly sharks, I am writing to urge your company, FedEx, to stop shipping shark fins both internationally and within the United States. Twenty-five percent of shark species are currently listed as endangered, threatened, or near threatened by extinction. With an estimated 73 million sharks killed for their fins each year, it is imperative that the international shipping industry ensure that it is not inadvertently facilitating the shipment of illegal shark fins from CITES-listed species.

Recently, both UPS and DHL announced that they will no longer ship shark fins. I strongly request that FedEx follow the example set by these other shipping companies and join them in taking an enormous stride for shark conservation worldwide.

Please stop shipping shark fins and help conserve shark species around the world! It is long overdue for this brutal practice of shark fining to end.

Thank you for your consideration,

Petition Signatures


Nov 19, 2017 Günther Raicher
Nov 18, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Nov 18, 2017 sarah weisberg
Nov 18, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Nov 18, 2017 Thomas Whalen
Nov 18, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Nov 18, 2017 Paola Venezia
Nov 18, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Nov 18, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Nov 18, 2017 Shiki Pea
Nov 18, 2017 Katherine Von Rodeck
Nov 18, 2017 Maria Wirges
Nov 18, 2017 Sherri Kent
Nov 18, 2017 Alicia Austin
Nov 18, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Nov 18, 2017 YVONNE Christison
Nov 18, 2017 Angela Passetti EAT till there is no more.
Nov 18, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Nov 18, 2017 Kristen Trusty
Nov 18, 2017 gloria resa
Nov 18, 2017 Patricia Jewell
Nov 18, 2017 Sam Higdon
Nov 18, 2017 E Hutton
Nov 18, 2017 Faye Harbottle
Nov 18, 2017 Holly McTeer
Nov 18, 2017 Patricia Mcsparron
Nov 18, 2017 Stacey Govito
Nov 18, 2017 sue willams
Nov 18, 2017 Ellana Blumenau
Nov 18, 2017 Linda Hoffman
Nov 18, 2017 (Name not displayed) It is time to put a stop to unnecessary cruelty on animals. The only way it will happen is if corporations like FedEx and more take a stand. Please do the right thing.
Nov 18, 2017 Helena Saunders
Nov 18, 2017 L Grecco
Nov 18, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Nov 18, 2017 Mary Brown
Nov 18, 2017 Cameron Nichols
Nov 18, 2017 Bonnie Berry
Nov 18, 2017 Maria Aguiló
Nov 18, 2017 Cathy Ruperti Please stop this disgusting practice. Sharks are very important to the ecosystem and demand our respect.
Nov 18, 2017 (Name not displayed) Please ban this cruelty!
Nov 18, 2017 Gregg Downs
Nov 18, 2017 Carol Seeley
Nov 18, 2017 Susan Howe Animals are unique by virtue of their innocence. Love them, Save them.
Nov 18, 2017 Magdalena Saltzman
Nov 18, 2017 Cynthia Linton
Nov 18, 2017 Donna Herndon
Nov 18, 2017 Lorrie Pierson
Nov 18, 2017 Judy Curcuru
Nov 18, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Nov 18, 2017 carla bohn

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